Matthew Garlipp
B.A. '13 - Enabling organizational accountability via performance metrics, evaluation, and strategic planning
 
 
Allison Becker
B.A. '13 and M.A. '15 - Experienced and published media policy researcher.
 
 
Alex Greer
M.S. '12 and Ph.D. '15 - Experience in quick response fieldwork, teaching emergency management.
 
 
Andrew Haines
MPA '03 – An accomplished local government leader and appointed official.
 
 
Angela Gladwell
M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.
 
 
Elizabeth Burland
M.A. '15 - Studying for a doctoral degree in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
 
 
Chunjing Liu
M.S. '14 – On the front lines of marine disaster mitigation through effective policy planning in China.
 
 
Cimone Philpotts
MPA '13 - Assistantship and Legislative Fellows experiences enrich doctoral student's blossoming career
 
 
Savannah Edwards
MPA '17 - Planning for sustainable and complete communities in Delaware and Maryland.
 
 
Scott Murphy Eisenhart
MPA '17 - Legislative aide credits SPPA experience for helping him excel in the world of politics and policy.
 
 
Taylor Hawk
MPA '17 - Graduate's policy analysis and research aims to improve education funding.
 
 
Gwen Angalet
Ph.D. '00 - Ensuring programmatic and research opportunities for the promotion of children's health.
 
 
Hira Rashid
M.A. '15 – Fulbright scholar now in the Ph.D. program studying global health economics and urbanization.
 
 
Katelyn Andrews (Hosey)
MPA '16 - Research assistant and Legislative Fellow experience help inform grad's career trajectory.
 
 
Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
Ph.D. '15 - Utilizing his knowledge of disaster science to educate students on fire and emergency management.
 
 
James B. Goetschius
Ph.D. '14 - Serves in the U.S. Army improving health care facilities in the eastern United States.
 
 
Jenna Ahner
B.A. and MPA '14 - Provides support for legislative and external affairs.
 
 
Jissell Martinez
MPA '10 - Manages fiscal affairs and serves as a liaison for the Dept of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
 
 
John Carney
MPA '86 – Governor of the State of Delaware
 
 
Kelsey Edmond
M.S. '14 - OCL program prepared her for success in the MPA program in pursuit of an interdisciplinary career.
 
 
Kirsten Jones
M.A. '16 - Contributing to policies that strengthen transportation and trade in New York and New Jersey.
 
 
Laura Keeley
Laura Keeley found success working as an Architectural Historian after graduating from the Public Planning and
 
 
Lindsey Interlante
MPA '07 - Advocates for enriched, hands-on learning experiences at higher education institutions.
 
 
Mark D Stevens
MPA '09 – Integral in the leadership and financial management of federal agencies.
 
 
Megan Wakelee
B.S. '11 - Executing leadership in a corporate setting.
 
 
Meredith Rubin
B.A. '11 - Practicing leadership and collaboration in the financial services sector.
 
 
Merritt Burke IV
MPA '98 - Various experiences in town management and community involvement.
 
 
Evan Miller
MPA '17 - Local Government Management Fellowship kickstarts graduate's professional career.
 
 
Natasha R. Nau
MPA '12 - Advocating for efficient resource allocation and streamlined service delivery in local government.
 
 
Emma Odren
MPA '18 - From IPA fellow to research analyst, grad attributes workplace success to grad school experience.
 
 
Paige Gugerty
B.A. '15 - Coordinating electronic connections between healthcare providers and resources.
 
 
Paul Ruiz
B.A. and M.A. '13 - Advocating for alternative fuels and reducing America's dependence on oil.
 
 
Ryan Burke
Ph.D. '15 - Vast experience with military strategy and conducting military research.
 
 
Scott Beale
MPA '07 - Successful nonprofit entrepreneur with experience in diplomacy and national politics.
 
 
Serita Porter
M.A. '15 - Continuing her behavioral health education at the University of Delaware.
 
 
Stephanie Ottino
B.S. '11 - Executing leadership skills in higher education.
 
 
Fratern Masika Tarimo
MPA '09 - Supports nonprofit efforts to help communities in many African countries.
 
 
Thomas Martin
Ph.D. '14 - Directing the M.S. in Health Informatics program in the College of Public Health at Temple Univ.
 
 
Elizabeth Lockman
M.A. '15 - Delaware state senator with roots in advocacy.
 
 
Tom DeWire
MPA '04 - Developing strategies for education systems to improve student achievement.
 
 
Vitaly Lee
MPA '97 - energy industry project development, regulatory and asset management
 
 
Yuliya Brel
M.A. '15 - Continuing her public policy education and assisting with research at the University of Delaware.
 
 
Zack Adinoff
M.S. '13 - Experience in coordinating public safety, logistics, planning, and general disaster continuity.
 
 
Alexandra Tarantino
Alexandra Tarantino is a University of Delaware Alumni who graduated from the Historic Preservation Master's p
 
 
Jeremy Rothwell
M.A. '14, HP Cert '15 - Technical review of all city site-plans, subdivision and building permit applications.
 
 
Courtney Mogavero
B.S. '12 – Translating leadership education into a successful early career path in major tech corporations.
 
 
Janet Sheridan
M.A. '07 - Providing heritage preservation services, and cultural landscape research in southern New Jersey.
 
 
Melanie Ross Levin
B.A. and MPA '05 – Developing education and advocacy campaigns on public policy relating to women's issues.
 
 
Dená Brummer
MPA '05 – Successful private sector business partner drawing upon public sector experiences.
 
 
Eric Anthony Johnson
Ph.D. '03 – Revitalizing a community through the application of theory and practical experience.
 
 
David Rudder
Ph.D. '03 – Practicing effective leadership to academic programs that promote service to the community.
 
 
Erin Kennedy
MPA '06 – Drives health care organizations towards improving quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
 
 
Tom Friedman
MPA '07 – Manages government relations, strategic & financial plan, and policy analysis for State Health Plan.
 
 
Mike Morton
MPA '86 – Oversees budgetary analysis and legislative information systems for the Delaware General Assembly.
 
 
Jonathan Kirch
MPA '07 – Advocating for public policy that promotes better health for all Americans.
 
 
Albert Shields
MPA '07 – Developing strategies to best communicate Governor Carney's positions on diverse policy issues.
 
 
Kim Gomes
MPA '04 – Strategically lobbying for client interests on a number of policy issues.
 
 
Erika Farris
M.A. '09 – Developing policies to better manage water drainage and promote environmental sustainability.
 
 
Mike Fortner
MPA '02 – Overseeing city planning for housing, land use, economic development, and transportation.
 
 
Emily Gonce
MPA '02 – Leading lobbying efforts to show members of Congress the value of life insurance to constituents.
 
 
Bill Clark
MPA '03 – Supervising a team of consultants to support projects for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
 
 
Barrett Edwards
MPA '06 – Assisting municipalities with legal issues including planning, human resources, and finance.
 
 
Benjamin Attia
MEEP'16 - Research and consulting on market trends in solar photvoltaics markets in Africa and the Middle East
 
 
Anastasia Kuzmina
MPA '02 – Supporting two general managers with product and employee management in 14 countries.
 
 
Wei-Ming Chen
Conducting renewable energy and electricity market researches
 
 
Michelle Kung
PHDUAPP'14 - Promoting innovation and technology through mentoring and investing technology startups
 
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Changes to Regular Election Schedule


On March 24, 2020, Governor Carney announced the sixth modification to the State of Emergency issued due to concerns related to the COVID-19 virus. The modifications postponed municipal elections: 

"To the extent not already canceled by a municipality by written notification to the State Election Commissioner pursuant to 15 Del. C. ?? 7550(h), all municipal elections scheduled to be conducted between date of this Order and May 15, 2020, pursuant to a municipalitys charter or municipal code, are hereby cancelled and shall be rescheduled by the municipality no earlier than May 15, 2020 in accordance with 15 Del. C. ??7553, and the term of any existing officeholder shall continue until the results of the rescheduled election are certified pursuant to 15 Del. C. ?? 7558."

As such, the elections listed below may be postponed. Please contect the local government directly for details. For additional information about elections throughout the state, visit the Department of Elections website. 


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Counties


Kent CountySame as Federal and State
 
New Castle CountyNovember, every even year
 
Sussex CountyNovember, every even year
 
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Municipalities


ArdencroftYearly at March Town Meeting
 
ArdentownVarious, at Town Meetings
 
ArdenFourth Monday in March
 
BellefonteFirst Tuesday in June
 
Bethany BeachDate announced prior to July 1 each year
 
BethelThird Saturday in February
 
BladesFirst Monday in April
 
Bowers BeachFirst Saturday in August
 
BridgevilleCommission seats are for 2 years (even year is Districts 1, 2, and 3; odd year is Districts 4 & 5)
 
CamdenLast Saturday in February each year. Mayor two-year term, Council three-year term
 
CheswoldLast Tuesday in March
 
ClaytonLast Tuesday in April, 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
 
DagsboroFirst Saturday in December
 
Delaware CityFirst Tuesday in April
 
DelmarFirst Monday in October, every two years
 
Dewey BeachThird Saturday in September
 
DoverBiennially on the third Tuesday in April
 
EllendaleFirst Saturday of January, each year 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
ElsmereLast Saturday in April, every odd year
 
FarmingtonLast Saturday in March
 
FeltonFirst week in March
 
Fenwick IslandFirst Saturday in August
 
FrankfordFirst Saturday in February
 
FredericaFirst Saturday in March
 
GeorgetownSecond Saturday in May
 
GreenwoodThird Saturday of January annually
 
HarringtonFirst Tuesday in May
 
HartlyLast Saturday in April
 
Henlopen AcresLast Saturday in August
 
HoustonLast Saturday in March
 
KentonEvery other year
 
LaurelFourth Tuesday in March, Biennial
 
LeipsicFirst Monday in March
 
LewesSecond Saturday in May
 
Lewes Board of Public WorksSecond Saturday in April
 
Little CreekFirst Saturday in March
 
MagnoliaSecond Monday in January
 
MiddletownFirst Monday in March
 
MilfordFourth Saturday in April
 
MillsboroSecond Saturday in June
 
MillvilleFirst Saturday in March
 
MiltonFirst Saturday in March
 
Municipal Services Commission of the City of New CastleAppointed (three-year term)
 
NewarkSecond Tuesday in April
 
New CastleSecond Saturday in April, every odd year
 
NewportFirst Monday in April
 
Ocean ViewSecond Saturday in April
 
OdessaFirst Monday in April
 
Rehoboth BeachSecond Saturday in August
 
SeafordThird Saturday in April from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 
SelbyvilleFirst Saturday in March
 
Slaughter BeachFirst Saturday in July
 
SmyrnaLast Tuesday in April
 
South BethanyLast Saturday before last Monday in May
 
TownsendFirst Saturday in May
 
ViolaLast Tuesday in March
 
WilmingtonNovember, every four years
 
WoodsideLast Saturday in March
 
WyomingLast Saturday in February
 
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